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Point, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Point had a population of 891 as of July 1, 2016. Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Point is located at latitude 32.9371 and longitude -95.8634 in Rains County. The formal boundaries for the City of Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rains County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Point (GNIS ID: 2411448) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Point is located within Point Division of Rains County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Point, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 891
Population in Households 891
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 323
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 342
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $108,553
Average Home Value $131,017
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,727
Average Household Income $58,375
Per Capita Income $23,334
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.34% 1.14%
Households 1.64% 1.31%
Families 1.9% 1.28%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Point, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1044 40th
Population Density1 # 1360 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1224 30th
Median Household Income # 1059 40th
Per Capita Income # 793 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.